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Study at Palo Alto College

Palo Alto College is situated in San Antonio, Texas. This public college started with 231 students in September of 1985. The college is set on nearly 126 acres of land. Palo Alto College has over 100 staff members and full-time faculty members. PAC's original complex included 11 buildings and 26 classrooms.

The academic degrees and programs offered by the Palo Alto College include associate degrees in arts, science, and applied science, as well as several other certificate programs.

The athletics teams of Palo Alto College are named the Palominos. They are a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association. The college offers men's and women's intercollegiate cross country, diving, swimming, weightlifting and various other sports teams.

Profile of Palo Alto College

Palo Alto College can be found in San Antonio, TX (a large city). The school is a public institution. The Associate's degree is the highest degree at Palo Alto College.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in engineering, media, landscaping and horticulture, and education and teaching.

Palo Alto College Selectivity

Palo Alto College is welcoming, and offers open admission to students who meet its minimum qualifications.

Faculty

A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 7, 662 students were enrolled in Palo Alto College.

Palo Alto College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts246liberal arts and sciences, interdisciplinary studies, English, Spanish language, history, sociology, speech and rhetoric, urban studies, . . .
Business and Management78logistics, business management, accounting, management science, marketing
Education and Teaching77teacher aide, teacher ed, education, elementary school teaching, physical education teaching
Therapy and Counselling46psychology
office and Administration44general office occupations, administrative assistant
Security and Law Enforcement36criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering35computer and info science, information science, computer science
Medical Support and Technology31veterinary assistant, pre-pharmacy, health service and sciences
Nursing and Emergency Medicine25pre-nursing
Media23communication studies
Landscaping and Horticulture20landscaping, applied horticulture, turf management
Engineering12engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering
Family and Social Work12social work
Transportation11commercial pilot and flight crew, aviation operations
Science10biology, physics
Fine Arts7fine arts
Agricultural Science and Management4agriculture
Medicine4pre-dentistry, pre-med
Mathematics2mathematics
Music1music
Engineering Technician1occupational safety tech, environmental engineering tech, electromechanical tech
Drama and Performing Arts1drama
Religion and Philosophy1philosophy

Contact: Palo Alto College

Palo Alto College

1400 Villaret

San Antonio, TX 78224-2499

General Phone: (210) 921-5000

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